Ottoman Anatolia Ottoman Arabia
First posted on August 8th 2004, last revised on October 24th 2005






Note : Rumelia is the name of the first Ottoman province on the European continent and covers the Ottoman European provinces south of the Danube River. The name Rumelia also has ben applied to administrative districts (Elayets), which have covered part of the area just described.
See also : List of wars of Bulgaria, of Greece, of Albania


External Links : Links related to the Military History of Rumelia


For links on general military history sources, go to History of Warfare Main Page

Chronology of Events 476-1461 (related to Balkans history) posted by Nikolaos Provatas
Timeline of the History of Macedonia, from History of Macedonia
Wars of Turkey/the Ottoman Empire, Greece, Albania, Yugoslavia 1800-1999, from ACED
Modern History of Thrace
The Ottoman Empire until 1508, 1501-1808, from World History Encyclopedia, timeline
Article Battle of Vaslui, from Wikipedia
Printed Reference




Wars affecting Rumelia 1348-1699

1348
1354
1365
1366
1371
1376
1376-1379
1382
1387
1389
1389
1391
1393
1395
1396

1396
1397-1402
1402-1413
1415-1416
1416
1416
1421
1422
1422
1423-1430
1430
1432-1433
1442-1453
1443-1468
1444
1448
1453
1456
1458-1460
1461
1462-1479
1463
1475
1478
1479
1480
1480
1480-1482
1481
1499-1503
1521
1522
1526-1541

1532
1537-1540
1543
1551-1562
1555
1566
1566
1571
1603
1613
1623
1645-1669
1683-1699
1687
1688
1689
1692
1692
First Ottoman Invasion of Thrace
Ottoman Turks established bridgehead at Gallipoli (Gelibolu)
Ottoman Turks made Adrianople (Edirne) their capital
Ottomans ousted from Europe, except for Gallipoli peninsula, by crusade lead by Duke Amadeo of Savoy
Ottoman conquest of Thrace
Byzantinian Emperor granted Gallipoli to Turks, as a fief
Byzantinian Civil War
Ottoman conquest of Sofia
Ottoman conquest of Nis
Ottoman conquest of Salonica
First Battle of Kosovo; Serb army defeated by Ottomans
Ottoman conquest of Skopje (Macedonia), submission of Jandarid principality based in Kastamonu
Ottomans occupied Trnovo, the Bulgarian capital
Ottoman occupation of Dobruja
Battle of Nicopolis; Christian crusaders, with Serbian, Wallachian and Bulgarian allies, were defeated by the Ottomans
Ottoman conquest of Thessaly
Ottoman Siege of Constantinople
Ottoman Civil War
Ottoman-Venetian War (on sea; Ottoman fleet routed 1416); peace concluded 1419
Revolt of the False Mustapha
Revolt of Bedreddin
Montenegrin Succession Conflict
Ottoman Siege of Constantinople
Second revolt of the False Mustapha
Ottoman-Venetian War
Rebellion of Salonica, suppressed by Ottoman forces
Rebellion in southern Albania
Venetian-Ottoman War
Albanians, lead by Gjergj Kastrioti (Skanderbeg) resisted Ottomans; in 1468 Albania conquered by Ottomans
Battle of Varna; Christian crusaders were defeated by the Ottomans
Second Battle of Kosovo; Hungarian-Serb forces defeated by Ottomans; Serbia conquered by Ottomans
Ottoman Conquest of Constantinople
Ottoman Conquest of Athens
Ottoman conquest of the Morea (Peloponnese)
Ottoman conquest of Jandarid Principality centered in Kastamonu
Venetian-Ottoman War
Bosnia submitted to Ottoman rule
Ottoman conquest of Lefkada
Ottoman defeat at the hands of Moldavia (Battle of Vaslui)
Ottoman conquest of Genoese Kaffa (Crimea)
Ottoman conquest of Kefallonia
Ottoman Siege of Rhodes
Ottoman Civil War
Herzegovina conquered by Ottoman forces
Venetian-Ottoman War
Ottoman Conquest of Belgrade
Ottoman Conquest of Rhodes
Ottoman Conquest of large parts of Hungary (Battle of Mohacs 1526); Ottoman Campaigns in Hungary 1526, 1528-1529, 1532, 1541
Andrea Doria took Coron; rebellion against Ottoman rule in Morea
War with Venice, Empire; Imperial forces' invasion of Preveza 1538
Ottoman Campaign in Hungary
Ottoman-Habsburg War, in Hungary, Transylvania
Revolt in Rumelia, against dominance of Janissaries
Ottoman Campaign in the Aegaean
Ottoman Campaign in Hungary
Naval Battle of Lepanto; rebellion against Ottoman rule in Morea
Ottoman incursion into Montenegro
Ottoman incursion into Montenegro
Ottoman incursion into Montenegro
Ottoman-Venetian War, over Crete and Dalmatia
Habsburg-Ottoman War
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Bulgarian uprising against Ottoman rule, centered on Chiprovitzi
Karposh Uprising (Macedonia) against Ottoman rule
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Insurrection on Crete


Wars affecting Rumelia 1699-1918
for a narrative History of Rumelia click 1815-1879, 1879-1912

1712
1715-1718
1716-1718
1717
1737-1739
1768-1774
1770
1785
1788-1791
1793-1798
1796
1797-1803
1804-1806
1813
1815-1817
1821
1821-1822
1822-1832
1822
1826
1833
1839
1841
1843
1847
1849
1850
1852-1853
1853-1856
1854
1858
1861-1862
1866-1869
1876
1876
1876
1877-1878
1877-1878
1878-1879
1888-1889
1896-1897
1897
1902-1908
1908
1908
1910-1911
1911-1912
1912-1913
1914-1918
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Ottoman-Venetian War
Habsburg-Ottoman War
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Habsburg-Ottoman War
Russo-Ottoman War
Insurrection on Crete
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Habsburg-Ottoman War
Pasvanoglu Rebellion in Western Bulgaria, center Vidin
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Pashalik of Janina : Suliot Uprising
Serbian Revolt
Ottoman reoccupation of Serbia
Serbian Revolt against Ottoman rule
Phanariot Rebellion in Moldavia
Ottoman expedition against Ali Pasha, Pasha of Janina
Greek Struggle for Independence
Negus Uprising (southern Macedonia) against Ottoman rule
Revolt of the Janissaries; disolution of the Janissary regiments
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Insurrection on Crete
Albanian Rebellion
Albanian Rebellion
Samian Rebellion
Ottoman Incursion into Montenegro
Ottoman War with Montenegro
Crimean War
Greek Rebellion in Elayet of Yanya (Ioannina)
Insurrection on Crete
Ottoman War with Montenegro
Cretan Rebellion
Bulgarian Rebellion against Ottoman Rule
Razlovtzi Rebellion (eastern Macedonia) against Ottoman rule
Serbo-Ottoman War
Russo-Ottoman War, resulted in establishment of Bulgarian state
Insurrection on Crete
Krersna Rebellion (eastern Macedonia) against Ottoman rule
Insurrection on Crete
Cretan Rebellion
Graeco-Ottoman War
Macedonian Uprising (Ilinden Rebellion) against Ottoman rule
Young Turk Rebellion
Samian Rebellion
Albanian Rebellion
Italo-Ottoman War; Italian occupation of the Dodecanese
First Balkan War
World War I









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